Father, daughter crushed under train in Rajshahi

Sun Online Desk

21st October, 2019 07:28:59 printer

Father, daughter crushed under train in Rajshahi

The father and his three-year-old daughter were crushed to death under the wheels of Kopotakkha Express train in in Bhadra Jamalpur level crossing in the metropolitan city on Monday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Kamruzzaman Rubel, 30, son of late Jahangir Alam Makhon of Bhoropur area under Motihar thana and his daughter Rubaiya Khatun, 3.

Moshiur Rahman, sub-inspector of Rajshahi railway police station, said the Kopotakkha Express hit them from behind while they were crossing the rail tracks around 3:30pm, leaving Rubel dead on the spot and his daughter critically injured.

Later, Rubaiya was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Though the people of the area termed it as 'suicide', the initial investigation into the incident did not find the truth of the matter, Saeed Iqbal, Officer-in-Charge of the Police Station.